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The Ecstasy of Writing


In my day dreams I am writing, captivated by the texture of letters which swoon me like feathers caressing the skin of your beloved. The word- it, covers me; my writing. bodied like an ocean’s presence, its beauty-rhythmically drowned in … Continue reading

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Make Love Again: A Poem


Make Love Again He kissed me and love returned. Quenching my thirst with his face, our lips connected. We met again for the first kiss. Our eyes closed and we felt the softness of each other’s heart. Desperately wanting to … Continue reading

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Somebody Say WORD – Open Mic Night


Somebody Say Word is an expression that ended one of my poems many years ago. It kinda stuck, and today I use it as the name of my open mic. There is a new location for 2013! We hope that … Continue reading

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Post 2012 Election: “Grateful” – A Peaceful Poem Against Racism


GRATEFUL by Alicea Davis This message is for all of the whites. Who’s always had the desire to love and unite. You were the ones who had our backs and did not prejudge us because we were black. You are … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of A Leader: A Leadership Poem


The Characteristics of A Leader Leaders are readers they take history and recreate it, they get lost in powerful stories and become one. Leaders never dwell on their title because they possess their position so well that others make up … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom: A Poem About Life And Death


This poem was written years ago when I was asked by a friend of the family to write a piece that would be befitting of a funeral homegoing. I sat down after a few days and the following poem spilled … Continue reading

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Losing Us: A Dedicated Poem


Earlier this month my nephew died at age 24. I still haven’t written about that experience, as it is challenging to process given my staggered family relationships. Being at the funeral and re-pass were just as traumatizing as my loss. … Continue reading

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Poetry Performances: Rape And Out Of Bondage


An explanation of the RAPE piece is below in the Out of Bondage Video. Please Enjoy and Share! Ressurrection is the author of Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey to Love  You can subscribe to her blog at: http://www.ressurrection.wordpress.com Continue reading

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Soaked in Open: A CSA Poem


I woke up last week, wanting to write a poem in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is also National Poetry Month. Here it is. Un-Elevated; paralyzed by snares Hallucinating aloneness; empty by capacity- in fact we’re fashionably hidden, … Continue reading

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Love and Communication: Trusting Your Present Instead of Your Past


I woke up this morning with this feeling that I was trying to pinpoint. I could not figure out if it was fear or frustration, if I was being spoiled and unreasonable, or legitimately concerned about the intrusion of my … Continue reading

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The Gospel In Four Minutes


I needed this today. I appreciate this Christian perspective about G.O.D. I first saw this in a church service and it is one of the best spoken word deliveries that I have ever heard. Please enjoy, and by all means, … Continue reading

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When I Became A Man


This poem, from a male perspective is absolutely fantastic. This is a video, worth rushing to your computer, preparing to pause for hand claps, and quieting any noise around you. Enjoy! “I became allergic to showing any form of compassion.” … Continue reading

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An Ode to Pimped Poetry: My Not-So Love Poem


An Ode to Pimped Poetry My Not-So Love Poem I don’t want to write this poem. I do NOT want to write this free verse poem about love. I could be the master of tantalizing your ear drums with soft … Continue reading

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It’s so Amazing to be Loved


This song is dedicated to my sweetheart. This love is amazing and I love you more each and every day. This is the song that kept coming to me as we first began dating and it is indeed so amazing … Continue reading

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Muscle Minded Doctrine Poem Release


A few months back, I was given an amazing opportunity by: Jaylin Bailey, and Sylvia Henderson to record my Ten Ways to Safeguard your Child from Sexual Abuse, at a country club in Rockville Maryland. You have waited long enough! … Continue reading

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Prolific Writer


I was on Facebook perusing around, putting in key words like “Poetry” to locate the perfect places to “share” my Identity Crisis Poem. Dreams Deferred I began to run across words that hit me like flash cards before a big … Continue reading

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Ressurrection releases Identity Crisis Poem


Ressurrection I have taken a small break from writing. Primarily, I have focused my attention on getting from behind the computer and marketing in the field to engage my expected audience for the release of my new memoir, Identity Crisis, … Continue reading

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Breathe your today


So come to the pond, or the river of your imagination, or the harbor of your longing, and put your lips to the world. —  Mary Oliver Today I want to encourage you to put your lips on the world … Continue reading

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What do I say?


This is a spoken word piece that I wrote, and performed at church a few years back. People LOVE this poem, as do I so I thought I would share.   Men who have their own doctrine… (What do I … Continue reading

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